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Bob Roper

I studied music in New York City from 1973 to 1987. I studied with Lynn Oliver for the last nine years of that interval. I played in his big band which used the books of most of the historic swing and jazz big bands, and studied improvisation in his nonet which focused on his four hundred chart book of arrangements of standards and compositions of Horace Silver and material done by Art Blakey's band.

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